Veteran Nate Boyer makes pitch as NFL long snapper at Texas' pro day

Wednesday's health and safety news from the world of football:

  • The Houston Chronicle featured military veteran Nate Boyer, who worked out during the University of Texas pro day and is seeking a roster spot in the NFL as a long snapper.
  • ESPN reported that Arizona Cardinals president Michael Bidwill was instrumental in the league hiring Todd Jones as the NFL's special counsel for player conduct.
  • Underdog Dynasty reported that the University of Alabama-Birmingham's helmet concussion research could help to resurrect the school's football program.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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